After three years of nonstop work and tens of millions of record sales, in Decemberhe invited the five singers and their families to an expensive restaurant to officiate over the ceremony where they would each receive their share of the vast fortune their career had generated so far. The floor fell away beneath them. We immediately started calling lawyers.
In a typical video, Blippi — speaking directly to the camera, straining to project childlike wonder — explores things like buses, excavators, and jungle animals. Clearly, he knows how to build a following. On some level, parents see Blippi — a harmless, educational show — as a welcome reprieve from the flood of low-quality animated kids videos on YouTube, or the disturbing or exploitative videos targeted at kids that prompted a crackdown by the platform last year.
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In it is a collection of clips, many of them innocent, that show kids doing things like gymnastics, stretching, playing Twister, or simply hanging out with friends — nothing that would get the videos blocked by content filters. Other videos show flashes of exposed genitals, or feature children — most of them girls — doing the splits or lifting up their tops to show their nipples. According to Wired, some of the children appear to be as young as five. Many of the videos have been seen by hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of viewers, and they have hundreds of comments.
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On April 10,YouTube canceled the series. Those sketches eventually made their way to YouTube and the FunnyOrDie website where they received more notability. Rob Huebel and Owen Burke, who created those original sketches, later decided to expand upon them with a full series.
As parents increasingly question the effects technology has on their children's health and well-being, many are alarmed by the slew of reports coming out about malicious content on YouTube targeting children as young as two years old. In recent months parents and psychotherapists have reported that perpetrators have manipulated content from well-known beloved children's franchises, such as Entertainment One's Peppa Pig, Nickelodeon's PAW Patrol and Disney's Frozen and Mickey Mouse, and inserted inappropriate and disturbing content involving popular characters. More from Modern Medicine: Apple urged to take action on smartphone addiction some call 'digital heroin' Internet addiction is sweeping America, affecting millions Scientists narrow down the startling risk factors that can cause autism. According to medical experts, this content has an adverse effect on the developing brain.
Some of that content actually exploited children in videos. The issue was compounded by disturbing videos of cartoon characters dealing with themes like torture and suicide popping up in the YouTube Kids app. There was also a rash of videos that showed kids being tied up, apparently hurt, or otherwise engaged in exploitative situations.
On December 21,a Minecraft YouTuber with oversubscribers appeared to tweet out naked, pornographic photos of an underage fan. The tweets were soon deleted, but not before plenty of people saw them, including other young fans. Minecraftwhich has sold more than 22 million copies on the PC aloneis hugely popular with kids: children under the age of 15 are reportedly the game's largest demographic.